Tuesday, August 24, 2010


Self-discharging bulkcarrier CSL ATLAS underway from the National Gypsum dock,Wright's Cove,Bedford Basin,Halifax on August 14th 2010. Built 1990. GRT 41,173 tons.Registered in the Bahamas with callsign C6IL3,IMO No.8704171.Owners Atlasco Shipping Ltd.,Beverley,Mass.,USA,

Dry cargo vessel Moezelborg alongside the Ocean Terminals grain berth on 8th August 2010. Built 1999 in the Netherlands.Registered in Delfzijl Neth.,with callsign PEAD.IMO No9180839.

Ro-Ro/Container vessel ATLANTIC CARTIER outbound from Fairview Cove in the Bedford Basin proceeding South through the Narrows on 8th August 2010.


Refined products tanker ALGOSCOTIA at anchorage No2 Halifax on August 20th 2010.Operated by Algoma Tankers,Canada registered with homeport at Halifax.

Crudeoil shuttle tanker Jasmine Knutsen alongside at Ocean Terminals,Halifax,N.S. on 20th August 2010. This ship is registered in Canada and homeport is Halifax.

Crudeoil shuttle tanker HEATHER KNUTSEN at the Oil Dock,Imperoyal (Halifax) on August 8th 2010.Registered in Canada homeport St John's,Newfoundland.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Recent New Arrivals at Halifax

Top Photo: Containership E.R. CUXHAVEN made two calls at Halifax (Aug 1st and 10th) both loading out at Fairview Cove terminal in the Bedford Basin. Built in 2002.Owned and managed by E.R. Shiffahrt,Germany.LOA 212m Beam 30m Draught (max) 11.4m. GRT 26,400 tons. Container capacity 2,496 teu with 344 reefers. Registered in Liberia with C/S A8CF2.IMO No: 9239903.

Centre Photo:Arriving on 16th August from the Far East via Suez and Cagliari (It),the 2006 built containership OOCL KAOHSIUNG shown here North of George's Island inbound for the Fairview Cove terminal in the Bedford Basin.Owners: Shoei Kisen,Japan. GRT 67,500 tons,LOA 279m Beam 40m Draught (Max) 14.9m. Registered in Hong Kong with C/S VRBS7.IMO No:9307009.

Lower photo:Normally homeported at Port Hawksbury on the Straight of Canso the Atlantic Towing Ltd tug ATLANTIC WILLOW has been operating at Halifax from the IEL Dock at Woodside.Probably as reinforcements as all the Eastern Canada Towing tugs are deployed away at present (August 2010).